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 By Mike Anderton    Sports    September 17, 2014 

LSHS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL STATISTICS

MARYSVILLE-PILCHUCK @LS FOOTBALL STATS  (9-12-14)   RUSH             C     G     L     NET     AVG     TD Grimes         23    88    0      88       3.8        2 E...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    September 17, 2014 

VIKINGS LOSE TO MARYSVILLE-PILCHUCK, 40-28

Big game.  Big home crowd.  Big Disappointment.  Lake Stevens lost to non-league rival Marysville-Pilchuck 40-28 last Friday night.     In a tussle for serious local bragging rights, the T...

 
 By Mike Anderton - Contributing Writer    Sports    September 10, 2014

Vikings win football opener vs. Meadowdale, 28-21

Lake Stevens, favored to win the newly-aligned Wesco 4A football championship this season, thrilled a packed house at Viking Stadium last Friday night with a 28-21 win over Meadowdale (pegged as a top contender in the tough Wesco 3A South division)....

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    February 19, 2014

Close loss eliminates Viking girls basketball at district

Viking girls basketball season ended with a pair of losses in District Tournament play last week. Lake was trounced at Lynnwood, the state’s number one ranked 4A team, by 71-37 on February 11, then was eliminated at Monroe by 47-42 on February 11....

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    February 12, 2014

Viking basketball boys finish strong, girls head to districts

Lake Stevens boys basketball team did not have a successful season in terms of wins and losses this season (1-13 in Wesco 4A North, 2-18 overall).  But there is good reason for optimism about next season when Lake returns its entire squad minus...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    January 29, 2014

Viking girls basketball win three, boys win one in league play

Viking girls mounted a late-season surge with three straight wins to pull within a couple of games of second place Snohomish in Wesco 4A North, with four league games remaining.   If Lake can secure the second place spot it would avoid facing...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    January 15, 2014

Viking basketball boys lose two close ones

Lake Stevens boys (1-11 overall) still haven’t won a Wesco game this season but they came close to breaking the ice last week, falling at home on January 7 to Kamiak by 43-37, and at Lynnwood the following Thursday by 62-60. Despite the losses...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    January 1, 2014

Snohomish sweeps Viking basketball, both boys and girls

Snohomish swept Lake Stevens in basketball on December 18, the boys losing 64-37 in the Panthers gym while the girls were beaten 52-39 at home. At Snohomish 64 Lake boys 37  Lake stayed competitive for a half but went stone cold in the second half...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    December 11, 2013

Viking basketball boys, girls seasons underway

Viking basketball boys and girls seasons got underway last week with the boys winning one of three and the girls dropping their one encounter.  All of the games were non-league. Woodinville 63 at Lake boys 41  (December 3).  With just one...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    November 20, 2013

Newport ends Viking football season 62-35

Lake Stevens met a team that could more than match touchdowns with it and thus fell to Newport of Bellevue 62-35 last Friday night at Lake in an opening-round game of the State Football Playoffs.     The loss ended Lake’s four-game win streak...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    November 6, 2013
Vikings beat Edmonds-Woodway 53-49 as records fall.

WESCO CHAMPS!

For the second time in the past three seasons Lake Stevens came from double-digits down in the fourth quarter to take a four-point win from Edmonds-Woodway with the Wesco 4A football title on the...

 
 By Mike Anderton    News    October 31, 2013

L.S. beat Snohomish 48-11 to win Wesco 4A North football crown

Same song, different verse. Last year Lake Stevens and Monroe tied for the Wesco 4A North championship but Monroe got the number one seed to advance to the overall Wesco championship game. This year,...

 
 By Mike Anderton    News    October 22, 2013

Fourth quarter surge earns Viking football win at Stanwood, 35-21

Despite dominating in yardage by 429 yards to 180 and leading in first downs by 25-10, it took a Lake Stevens fourth quarter surge to pull out a 35-21 win at Stanwood’s Homecoming last Friday...

 
 By Mike Anderton    News    October 15, 2013

Vikings nab 56-39 Homecoming win vs. Arlington

Touchdowns were flying around wildly in the first half of Lake Stevens’ Homecoming 56-39 win over Arlington last Friday. A packed house saw a neck-craning first two quarters in which Lake...

 
 By Mike Anderton    News    October 8, 2013

Vikings suffer costly loss at Mt. Vernon, 38-27

Lake Stevens suffered a costly football loss at Mt. Vernon last Friday, 38-27. The defeat seriously damaged Lake’s aspirations for a Wesco North title and also tossed its potential Playoff scena...

 
 By Mike Anderton    News    October 1, 2013

Vikings crush Monroe 49-13

For a full year it rankled: Lake’s 9-7 loss to Monroe last season, a game which Lake dominated in the stats but fumbled away with mental and physical errors. Thus Lake was on a mission at Monroe last Friday, determined to demonstrate that the l...

 
 By Mike Anderton    News    September 24, 2013

Viking football edges Oak Harbor, 14-13

Finally. A win for Lake Stevens, now 1-2 in non-league play to open the 2013 season, a 14-13 home field squeaker over 3A Wesco foe Oak Harbor (now 2-1) last Friday. Lake managed to hold on to the win...

 
 By Mike Anderton    News    September 17, 2013

Viking football loses at Marysville-Pilchuck 37-24

Lake Stevens’ second football game of the season was similar to the first—the Vikings rang up around 450 yards of offense and lost. This time it was a 37-24 setback at Marysville-Pilchuck...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    September 10, 2013

Vikings lose to Glacier Peak in first game of season

In a season-opening non-league battle between teams favored to win their respective Wesco divisions Glacier Peak edged out homestanding Lake Stevens 24-20 last Friday night. A packed house under a...

 
 By Mike Anderton    News    March 5, 2013

Viking girls basketball place fifth at State

Viking girls brought home the fifth place trophy from the State 4A Basketball Tournament at the Tacoma Dome last weekend. And they came oh so close to nabbing at least second place, losing a...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    February 26, 2013

Lake Stevens Viking basketball girls roll to the Tacoma Dome

Can the Viking basketball girls accomplish what the Viking wrestlers did at the Tacoma Dome two weeks ago, bring home a state title? Muddling through some discouraging losses in mid-season, Lake Stevens (buoyed by the return to the lineup of 20...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    February 19, 2013

Viking basketball: Boys done, girls alive

The season has ended for the Viking boys basketball team, 59-38 losers at Edmonds-Woodway in District Tournament play last week. But the girls stayed alive, by eliminating Jackson 55-41 in the latter’s gym a night later. At Edmonds-Woodway 59...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    February 12, 2013

Viking basketball girls and boys still alive at district

Viking girls and boys basketball teams were still alive at their respective District Tournaments last week as each split a pair of games. Both were in danger of being eliminated if they lose another game. At Jackson 72 Lake boys 36 (February 5) Lake...

 
 By Mike Anderton    News    February 12, 2013

Highland students run laps for health, fun

Frost was covering the ground last Friday, February 8 but that didn’t stop the Highland Elementary School Running Club from showing up to run laps at 7:45 a.m. Over 150 kids from kindergarten...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    January 29, 2013

Viking girls win two key games; boys split two

A resurgent Viking girls basketball team, reviving from their mid-campaign slump, swept two key home contests in Wesco North play last week, beating teams they’d lost to earlier this season. Lake rolled past Snohomish 52-24 and Arlington 55-41...

 

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